Text: H.R.4901 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/19/2007)


110th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4901

To amend the Federal Law Enforcement Pay Reform Act of 1990 to adjust the percentage differentials payable to Federal law enforcement officers in certain high-cost areas, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 19, 2007

Mr. King of New York (for himself, Mr. LaTourette, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Turner, Mr. Lincoln Diaz-Balart of Florida, Mrs. Maloney of New York, Mr. Garrett of New Jersey, Mr. Baird, Mr. Fossella, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, Mr. Ferguson, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Issa, Mr. Udall of New Mexico, Mr. McHugh, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Stupak, Mrs. Biggert, Mr. McNulty, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Payne, Mr. Baker, Mr. Castle, Mr. Pastor, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Kildee, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Holt, Mr. Allen, Mrs. Lowey, Mr. Radanovich, Mr. Rothman, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. Shays, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Gary G. Miller of California, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Platts, Mr. Doyle, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Clay, and Mr. Ruppersberger) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


A BILL

To amend the Federal Law Enforcement Pay Reform Act of 1990 to adjust the percentage differentials payable to Federal law enforcement officers in certain high-cost areas, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Adjusted differentials.

(a) In General.—Paragraph (1) of section 404(b) of the Federal Law Enforcement Pay Reform Act of 1990 (5 U.S.C. 5305 note) is amended by striking the matter after “follows:” and inserting the following:



“Area Differential
Atlanta Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.82%
Boston-Worcester-Lawrence, MA–NH–ME–CT–RI Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 24.42%
Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, IL–IN–WI Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 25.68%
Cincinnati-Hamilton, OH–KY–IN Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 21.47%
Cleveland Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 17.83%
Columbus Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.90%
Dallas Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 18.51%
Dayton Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.97%
Denver-Boulder-Greeley, CO Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 22.78%
Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, MI Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 25.61%
Hartford, CT Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 24.47%
Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, TX Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 30.39%
Huntsville Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.29%
Indianapolis Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.38%
Kansas City Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.11%
Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, CA Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 27.25%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 21.75%
Milwaukee Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 17.45%
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN–WI Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 20.27%
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY–NJ–CT–PA Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 27.17%
Orlando, FL Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.22%
Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, PA–NJ–DE–MD Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 21.03%
Pittsburgh Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.89%
Portland-Salem, OR–WA Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 20.96%
Richmond Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.46%
Sacramento-Yolo, CA Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 20.77%
San Diego, CA Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 22.13%
San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 32.98%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 21.18%
St. Louis Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.69%
Washington-Baltimore, DC–MD–VA–WV Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 19.48%
Rest of United States Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.19%”.

(b) Special Rules.—For purposes of the provision of law amended by subsection (a)—

(1) the counties of Providence, Kent, Washington, Bristol, and Newport, RI, the counties of York and Cumberland, ME, and the city of Concord, NH, shall be treated as if located in the Boston-Worcester-Lawrence, MA–NH–ME–CT–RI Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area; and

(2) members of the Capitol Police shall be considered to be law enforcement officers within the meaning of section 402 of the Federal Law Enforcement Pay Reform Act of 1990.

(c) Effective Date.—The amendment made by subsection (a)—

(1) shall take effect as if included in the Federal Law Enforcement Pay Reform Act of 1990 on the date of the enactment of such Act; and

(2) shall be effective only with respect to pay for service performed in pay periods beginning on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.

Subsection (b) shall be applied in a manner consistent with the preceding sentence.

SEC. 2. Limitation on premium pay.

(a) In General.—Section 5547 of title 5, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in subsection (a), by striking “5545a,”;

(2) in subsection (c), by striking “or 5545a”; and

(3) in subsection (d), by striking the period and inserting “or a criminal investigator who is paid availability pay under section 5545a.”.

(b) Effective Date.—The amendments made by this section shall take effect as if included in the enactment of section 1114 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 (Public Law 107–107; 115 Stat. 1239).